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WDIK - With apologies for any previous (and certainly unintended) insensitivity, what pronunciation of WDIK do you prefer?

Each letter should be said separately and in order, of course.

And if we say them backwards, do you go back to your normal plane of existence?

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Does that mean that CEO, ABA, and NFL are abbreviations?

If you have shortened a word or group of words, it's an abbreviation (inc for incorporated, cpa for certified public accountant).

If you pronounce an abbreviation as a word, it's an acronym (modem for modulate-demodulate).

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acronym

PBGC is an abbreviation.

ERISA is both an abbreviation and an acronym.

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Does that mean that CEO, ABA, and NFL are abbreviations?

If you have shortened a word or group of words, it's an abbreviation (inc for incorporated, cpa for certified public accountant).

If you pronounce an abbreviation as a word, it's an acronym (modem for modulate-demodulate).

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acronym

PBGC is an abbreviation.

ERISA is both an abbreviation and an acronym.

radar (RAdio Detecting And Ranging)

laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation)

scuba (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus)

...are all acronyms (radar being a palindrome, too)

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